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Problem Solving

    Dissertation 2007 University of Colorado Boulder
    Introduction Provides a road map of the dissertation; but, more interestingly, provides brief motivation and structure of problem solving studies along with definitions used for problem solving, exercises, and skills among others.
    Chapter 1 Literature Review. Main focus is acquisition of knowledge, fair amount on beliefs and only limited review of process skills.
    Chapter 3 Development and Validation of the CLASS.
    Chapter 4 Complete description of development and validation of the Colorado Problem Solving Survey (now referred to as APSS Assessment of Problem Solving Skills).

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Wendy Adams

I am a teacher and a physics education researcher who works both as a consultant and at the Colorado School of Mines.